Built in 1820 by a local sea captain, this classic antique Cape Cod home exudes all of the quaintness and charm of the period. This beautiful Truro example of early Cape style architecture has so many special details, from the traditional wide pine floors, rich wood paneling in the living and dining rooms, some of the window panes of glass are pressed Sandwich glass and are original to the are original to the house. This was the first home in Truro to have plumbing and electricity. All set on a lovely serene one acre parcel with the bonus of a spacious free standing lovely studio (currently used as an art studio by the present owners) and a separate 2.79 acre abutting buildable lot included in the offering to make a total estate size parcel of 3.79 acres. Please see ''MORE'' The main level has a living room with fireplace that opens up from French doors onto a brick pergola covered patio, dining room (which was originally the front parlor, used only for weddings and funerals), kitchen and a full bath with tub. The second floor has four bedrooms and another full bath with shower. The home has a storied history of ownership with the original sea captain and then having been purchase in 1920 by famed illustrator and oil painter Gerrit Beneker. His portrait still hangs in the living room, as well as small examples of his work that may be found around the house. For the lover of antique homes and Cape Cod history this is a home and setting that mustn't be missed!
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